quail eggs ? advice please !

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jessaw1981, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. jessaw1981

    jessaw1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what point do quail eggs go in to lock down they are courtnix ( not sure on spelling ) how many days till hatch some say 14 others say 18 ? how ling after first few hatch am I to assume that the others are not going to hatch ?
    thanks so much,
    Jessa
     
  2. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 14 they go into lockdown and day 18 they should hatch.
     
  3. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if there are any white birds do not be surprised if they get there on day 16
     
  4. jessaw1981

    jessaw1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you know how you get the white ones is it passed on or something and how do you sex the white ones ? I have 2 white ones in with line that are about 6 weeks old don't they lay soon ?
     
  5. jessaw1981

    jessaw1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also this is day 11 just got my pen light and all I see is the air sack on the big end is that ok ?
     
  6. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you know how you get the white ones is it passed on or something
    I bought a few eggs from a local breeder he did not have any whites only goldens and browns if they were chickens you would hear them referred to as brown split for white



    and how do you sex the white ones ?

    if you want to squeeze them a little at the base of the tail the males emit a "foam" I just wait until they either crow or lay an egg the boys get little blue zip ties for ankle bracelets [​IMG]


    I have 2 white ones in with line that are about 6 weeks old don't they lay soon ?
    mine have been laying at 5 1/2 weeks to 6 weeks. I am not sure if it helps but mine get purina starina (30% gamebird starter)
     
  7. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they can be hard to candle if it glows it goes the dark ones I just let develop my bobwhite eggs are so easy to candle [​IMG]
     

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